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From assimilation to multiculturalism managing ethnic diversity in Milwaukee by Tom August

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Published by AMS Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Politics and government,
  • Social stratification,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Ethnic groups,
  • Political planning,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Tom August
SeriesImmigrant communities & ethnic minorities in the United States & Canada -- 83
LC ClassificationsHN90.S6 A98 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25001880M
ISBN 109780404194932
LC Control Number2010049053

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Cultural assimilation is the process by which a person or a group's language and/or culture come to resemble those of another group. The term is used to refer to both individuals and groups, and in the latter case it can refer to either immigrant diasporas or native residents that come to be culturally dominated by another society. Assimilation may involve either a quick or gradual change. Criticism of multiculturalism questions the ideal of the maintenance of distinct ethnic cultures within a rolf-luettecke.comulturalism is a particular subject of debate in certain European nations that are associated with the idea of a single nation within their country. Critics of multiculturalism may argue against cultural integration of different ethnic and cultural groups to the existing laws. Books shelved as multiculturalism: White Teeth by Zadie Smith, Big Red Lollipop by Rukhsana Khan, Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman, Henry. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Big Red Lollipop (Hardcover) by. Rukhsana Khan (Goodreads Author). On the other hand, the term multiculturalism refers to a de facto state of both ethnic and cultural diversity within the population of a particular social environment. North America, particularly the United States, is more accommodative of the assimilation approach as opposed to multiculturalism.